Quality Assurance Manager – Mining Group

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Quality Assurance Manager – Mining Group

  • Post Date:January 14, 2021
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  • Career Level Manager
    Qualification Diploma
    Experience 5-10 Years
Job Description

The role is based at Head Office – Operations division – reports to Director of Operations.


  • A degree or diploma in quality management.
  • A Master degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge in quality management environment, health and safety management systems such as ISO 9001, Global G.A.P, ISO 14001 or OHSAS 18001.

Job Summary

  • Develop and implement quality assurance systems across key operational processes (Drill & Blast; Load & Haul; Stockpiles etc).
  • Develop reporting and review systems that monitor on-going performance against desired quality targets.
  • Responsible for investigating and analysing operational processes with a view to eliminating errors, increasing efficiencies, improving productivity, enhancing product quality and identifying and implementing strategic cost reduction initiatives.
  • Work in close liaison with the operational teams to review, refine and document SOPs for all key operational processes across the enterprise.
  • Assist in implementing strategic projects identified as essential in maintaining the company’s competitive advantage.

Responsible for:


  • Developing and implementing a functional Quality Management System for Operations.
  • Developing and maintaining an effective control program for all Operations departments (Mining; Geology; Processing etc).
  • Implementing and continuously monitor improvement programs with the objective of increasing operational efficiencies.
  • Reviewing statistical data from operations with the objective of identifying quality problems, analyse data and recommend changes to production processes or quality controls to address identified challenges.
  • Actively assist in corrective action initiatives to prevent recurrence of non-conformances.
  • Leading non-compliance investigations, assist in resolution and escalate warnings of possible quality control breaches to the Executive Team.
  • Liaising with Managing Directors and Senior Operations staff on issues involving quality, processes, procedures and attend to urgent matters as they arise.
  • Conducting weekly internal audits to verify that SOPs are being adhered to.
  • Identifying quality related training and development gaps with the view of enhancing skills and efficiency levels for operational staff.
  • Defining quality assurance protocols for the following primary production operations:
    • Exploration
    • Resource
    • Reserve
    • Drill & Blast management
    • Load & Haul management
    • Stockpiles and Waste management
    • Crushing management
    • Milling management
    • Leach & Tailings management
    • Elution & smelt management
    • Gold sales management

This role is urgent – please send CV in word format only (Not PDF) and details of current salary and benefits for review.

Email Your CV to Colin Roberts – [email protected]